Have fun learning about the economy and financial system with these kid-friendly activities and games.
April 3, 2020 Practice making financial decisions by buying clothing and accessories for avatar puppets.
February 18, 2022 Explore Canada’s connections to the global economy. Adjust timelines and filters in our online game to view historical data of gross domestic product, trade, foreign investment and immigration.
October 28, 2022 Start a conversation with your child about setting financial goals and deciding how to achieve them. Then have some fun with a paper plant they can “grow” to track their progress.
November 23, 2020 Use this activity sheet to practice converting exchange rates.
October 21, 2021 Do you need it, or do you want it? That’s an important question to ask before buying anything. This activity is designed to teach kids how to prioritize their needs and wants, and how to make informed choices when shopping.
June 15, 2021 Have fun making pirate coins based on historical examples from our collection and create your very own treasure chest.
November 27, 2020 Practise counting and exchanging coins and bank notes with our printable play money.
May 5, 2020 Exchange goods and services by creating a special gift for a loved one.
July 7, 2020 Explore the art of guilloche. This technique was used to make symmetrical patterns on Canadian bank notes.
October 28, 2020 Make grocery shopping an economic lesson by helping your kids prepare a meal plan, and shop for ingredients based on a budget.
February 18, 2022 Play our game to discover how your economic profile compares with those of other Canadians. Explore population and employment data and spending habits across different regions.